Events & Rentals
With ten unique spaces, FST has something for every event and individual.
Large or small, casual or corporate - FST offers a central downtown location, perfect for any meeting, presentation, banquet or class. FST is located near I75, the Sarasota/Bradenton Airport and U.S. 41.
- Accommodations for 10 to over 200.
- Convenient location and ample free parking.
- Perfect for training seminars, retreats, banquets, awards luncheons & meetings.
- House Steward provided at no additional charge.
- Bar Service Available at no additional charge in all theatre & dining spaces (FST maintains proceeds).
- Catering services through our restaurant available upon consultation.
- Technical staff available for audio-visual starting at $35 per hour.
- Plus, everything you would expect from Sarasota's Contemporary Theatre.
For more information on special events & availability contact Dana Ernest, Events Coordinator/General Management Assistant, at [email protected] or by phone at 941-366-9017 x312.
Keating Theatre | seats 173
Goldstein Cabaret | seats 100
John C. Court Cabaret | seats 100
Bowne's Lab Theatre | seats 100
Gompertz Theatre | seats 237
The Green Room Café | seats 45
Bea Friedman Room | seats 30
The Studio Spaces
Studio A | seats 25
Studio B | seats 10
Studio C | seats 45
Theatre Venue Rental (4 hour block)
Keating Theatre | $800.00
Goldstein Cabaret | $600.00
John C. Court Cabaret | $600.00
Bowne's Lab Theatre | $600.00
Gompertz Theatre | $1000.00
*Note – Evenings & weekends pending availability based on performance schedule
The Green Room Café | Bea Friedman Room | $150.00/hr
(2 hour minimum)
Studio Rentals | $45/hr ($90.00 minimum)
Tours & Walk-Throughs | Available by appointment
Discounts | Nonprofit organizations receive a 20% discount off of the base rental fee by providing 501(C)(3) verification.
Liability Insurance required for all rentals
Rental Conditions & Guidelines
For more information regarding availability, tours and booking, contact Dana Ernest at 941.366.9017 or by email at [email protected]